Nick Bunker is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.
Mothers tend to shun occupations in which part-time workers suffer a large wage penalty compared with full-time workers
After a large decline in February, the number of job openings increased by almost 350,000 in March.
Recent college graduates are less interested in business and finance than grads were four years ago and are turning toward the arts and social services.
The drop in job openings in the February Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) report is definitely something to keep an eye on, but it shouldn’t cause any panic yet.
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